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Photos: BLACK SABBATH Bassist GEEZER BUTLER Signs Copies Of 'Into The Void' Autobiography At London Bookstore

BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler signed copies of his autobiography, "Into The Void: From Birth To Black Sabbath - And Beyond", on Thursday, June 8. at Waterstones' flagship branch in Piccadilly in central London, England. Photos of the event can be found below. "Into The Void: From Birth To Blac...
June 9, 2023
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CHRIS HOLMES Says BLACKIE LAWLESS's 'Narcissism' Ruined W.A.S.P.

In a new interview with Classic Album Review, former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes, who hasn't played with the band in more than two decades, reflected on the breakup of W.A.S.P.'s original lineup in the mid-1980s. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "[W.A.S.P. leader Blackie Lawless] sh...
June 9, 2023
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GEEZER BUTLER Reflects On ROB HALFORD's 2004 Performance With BLACK SABBATH: 'It Started Off Not Very Well'

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford joined SABBATH for two gigs to support Ozzy Osbourne on his last shows for the "No More Tours" tour in November 1992 in Costa Mesa, California after SABBATH's singer at the time, Ronnie James Dio, refused to take the stage. Rob also performed with SABBATH members Tony...
June 8, 2023
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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN On Playing VAN HALEN Songs At TAYLOR HAWKINS Tribute Concerts: 'I Was Nervous As Hell'

Wolfgang Van Halen says that he was "nervous as hell" performing his late father's songs at last year's Taylor Hawkins tribute concerts. The son of Eddie Van Halen played three VAN HALEN songs — "On Fire", "Hot For Teacher" and "Panama" — over the course of two concerts in September alongside Dave G...
June 8, 2023
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JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD: 'I've Never Been Afraid Of Death; It Doesn't Bother Me In The Least'

In a new interview with Metal Hammer magazine, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford, who battled prostate cancer during the pandemic, said that he has come to terms with his own mortality. "Over the last few weeks I've been thinking about this," he said. "I'm 72 this year, and you realize quickly that 72...
June 8, 2023
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GREG HOWE To Launch 'Lost And Found' North American Tour Next Month

Legendary guitarist Greg Howe will kick off his North American tour "Lost And Found" this July. The trek will feature tracks from his upcoming studio album, in addition to many of his classic fan favorites. The 2023 touring band features renowned bassist Stu Hamm (Steve Vai, Joe Satriani) and drumme...
June 7, 2023
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SOCIAL DISTORTION Vocalist MIKE NESS Diagnosed With Tonsil Cancer

Legendary punks SOCIAL DISTORTION have postponed their previously announced North American headlining tour due to the stage-one tonsil cancer diagnosis of vocalist Mike Ness. As he recovers from a recent surgery, the band is also temporarily halting the recording process of its eighth studio album....
June 7, 2023
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JOHN CORABI: 'I Never Focused On The Good, Bad And Ugly Of The Music Industry'

By David E. Gehlke Former MÖTLEY CRÜE vocalist John Corabi was recently welcomed back into THE DEAD DAISIES, whom he fronted from 2015 to 2019. Corabi's output with the rock supergroup is considered by many to be their strongest, a fact not lost on the frontman when he started pondering career moves...
June 6, 2023
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BLACK SABBATH's GEEZER BUTLER Explains Why He Didn't Use Co-Writer For His Autobiography

BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler spoke to the "Far Beyond Metal" podcast about his autobiography, "Into The Void: From Birth To Black Sabbath - And Beyond", which will be released on June 6 in North America via HarperCollins imprint Dey Street Books. The book will arrive in the United Kingdom on...
June 2, 2023
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TED NUGENT Pays Tribute To TINA TURNER: 'She Was One Of The Most Intense Female Performers'

Ted Nugent has paid tribute to Tina Turner. The pioneering rock singer passed away on May 24 after a long illness. She was 83 years old. Nugent commented on Turner's death during a recent edition of "The Nightly Nuge", a news-style clip in which Ted offers his take on the news of our world every nig...
June 2, 2023
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BLACK SABBATH Bassist GEEZER BUTLER To Sign Copies Of 'Into The Void' Autobiography At London Bookstore

BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler will sign copies of his autobiography, "Into The Void: From Birth To Black Sabbath - And Beyond", on Thursday, June 8 at 6:00 p.m. at Waterstones' flagship branch in Piccadilly in central London, England. "Into The Void: From Birth To Black Sabbath - And Beyond" w...
June 1, 2023
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MOTÖRHEAD Releases 'I Got Mine' Video From 'We Play Rock 'N' Roll: Live At Montreux Jazz Festival '07'

The second track to be revealed from the MOTÖRHEAD's upcoming "We Play Rock 'N' Roll: Live At Montreux Jazz Festival '07" release is "I Got Mine". Originally released as a single in June 1983, preceding the album "Another Perfect Day", it feels fitting that this powerful live rendition from 2007 is...
June 1, 2023
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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Launches KRAMER Vanguard Guitar

Kramer, the original made-to-rock-hard guitar brand, has been setting trends with premium, performance-focused instruments since 1976. Kramer is proud to welcome Dave Mustaine, the legendary guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and founder of the multi-platinum selling and Grammy Award-winning band MEGA...
May 30, 2023
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Watch: STEVE MORSE BAND Joined By REB BEACH During Pennsylvania Concert

WINGER and WHITESNAKE guitarist Reb Beach joined STEVE MORSE BAND on stage on May 26 at The Oaks Theater in Oakmont, Pennsylvania to perform the CREAM classic "Crossroads", originally recorded by blues legend Robert Johnson in 1936 as "Cross Road Blues". Fan-filmed video of Beach's appearance can be...
May 29, 2023
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Watch: SAMMY HAGAR Joined By MICHAEL ANTHONY, NANCY WILSON, Others At Eighth Annual 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure'

The Lively Dog and Tim Bracken YouTube channels have uploaded video of the eighth annual Acoustic-4-A-Cure benefit concert, which was held on May 13. In celebration of the event's return home to the Fillmore in San Francisco for the first time post-Covid, Sammy Hagar brought together a star-stu...
May 28, 2023